Saving lives in wild and remote places

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Saving lives in wild and remote places

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Kinder Mountain Rescue Team (KMRT), is one of seven mountain rescue teams that operate within the Peak District National Park, as part of the Peak District Mountain Rescue Organisation (PDMRO).

Our 50 members operate on an purely voluntary basis and are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist members of the public on the hill or in urban search and rescue situations.

We are almost exclusively funded by public donations, and all proceeds from fund raising go towards equipment and resources used on our call outs.

13: Callout – Saturday 23 May 2020

We were contacted by Glossop Mountain Rescue Team to assist them with a search at Etherow Country Park. Type: Search Time: 18:41 Location: Etherow Country Park Team members: 28 plus Glossop MRT Duration: 3.25 hours Volunteer hours: 91 Total volunteer hours for the year: 577.5 Neil Woodhead, Team Leader

12: Callout – Thursday 21 May 2020

We were contacted at 18:50 to assist a lady and her son in difficulty on Kinder Scout. Their location was obtained using a phone app and a hill party despatched to locate them and escort them to Edale Cross, from where they were brought back down to Hayfield. Type: Mountain incident Time: 18:50 Location: Crowden...

11: Callout – Sunday 17 May 2020

We were contacted by North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) at 15:20 with an injured horse rider in Brabyns Park, Marple. They thought access may be difficult and would require our assistance. A Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) was also despatched by NWAS. Once on scene NWAS requested some limited assistance from us and so a...

10: Callout – Saturday 25 April 2020

We were called at 18:30 to assist East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) with an injured biker in Furness Vale. No air ambulance was available and the ambulance crew did not think they could drive close to the casualty. However they did manage to negotiate a rough track and were close to the casualty, so the...

9: Callout – Sunday 22 March 2020

We were called at 14:55 with a report of a collapsed male above Tunstead Clough Farm. Two hill parties were sent urgently. Helimed and an EMAS land crew were already on scene when we arrived. They provided advanced care, but sadly the casualty was pronounced dead at the scene. We were asked to recover the...

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